Same-sex struggles? Find peace in Christ, Mormon leader says

Mormons with same-sex attraction can find peace by focusing on Jesus Christ and his atonement, an LDS church general authority told a conference on Saturday that focused on members with such attractions.

“Through the infinite and eternal atonement, we can be reconciled and sit comfortably in peace by [the] side” of Christ and Heavenly Father, said Elder Jay E. Jensen, of the church’s Presidency of the Seventy.

He spoke at the 21st annual conference of Evergreen International, which describes itself as “the same-sex voice of faithful” LDS members. The one-day conference, in the church’s Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City, focused on resources to help members who struggle with same-sex attraction.

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